A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 205.62 km (128 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 70.2959° East, 36.5048° North, depth 205.62 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:01:36 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d7as. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7as. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 21:01:36 / January 10, 2021 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km E of Farkhār, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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